We believe that entrepreneur support organizations (ESOs) are the key to unlocking pipeline and catalyzing early stage investment across the continent; the entrepreneur support sector is critical to the future of sustainable economies in Africa “Village Capital  Unlocking Pipeline

Innovation SL Ltd (Innosl) is an Entrepreneurship Support Organization (ESO) and an Innovation & Technology Management company established in January 2017. Our major focus is building a vibrant Entrepreneurial Ecosystem that will incubate and accelerate disruptive, high-growth and value creating Start up entrepreneurs &MSMEs & SMEs in Sierra Leone. We believe entrepreneurship is a key source of economic diversification, job creation and economic development. As MSMEs & SMEs are critical to Sierra Leone’s development, so is the support needed to ensure the success of the entrepreneurs behind them. As an Entrepreneur Support Organizations (ESOs) we see ourselves as critical to the success of the entrepreneurship sector, providing entrepreneurs with business training, investment readiness development, access to markets, building resilience capacity, networks and mentors, mobilizing financial and social capital, and in-kind support.  In addition to MSMEs & SMEs, we are one of the keys to unlocking the pipeline of early-stage innovation in Sierra Leone and driving investment and job creation across the country.

With this focus Innosl does the following:

We FIND and COACH entrepreneurs developing disrupting business models; and solving important/meaningful problems while creating impact in society.

Value Chain Development Capacity Building- Enhancing the skills and capabilities of individuals and organizations within specific value chains.

We Develop digital solutions; contributing to a digital infrastructure to enable the development and growth of digital entrepreneurs.

We partner with other ecosystem actors in entrepreneurship development programs.

Innovation SL(Ltd) has six Portfolios-(1) Incubation & Acceleration; (2) Innovation & Research; (3) Digital & Platform; (4) Data; (5) Ecosystem; (5) Projects.

Our Strategic Focus & Goals

 

Meet Our Team

At Innovation SL, we take pride in having a diverse and talented group of young individuals who are passionate about what they do.

Francis Stevens George

CEO/MD Innovation SL

LEADERSHIP

Hassanatu Jalloh

Chief of Operations, Head of Programs & Ecosystem Portfolio Manager

Hannah Campbell

Financial Controller

Kadijatu Bassie

PA to MD & Human Resource Manager

SENIOR MANAGERS

Susan Kanu

Acceleration Portfolio Manager (SLEDP Team Lead)

Millicent Koiwa

Research Portfolio Manager

Henretta P. Haruna

Digital Potfolio Manager

Maimuna Bah

Incubation Portfolio Manager

Marian Bangura

Sierra Leone Crowdfunding Manager

Francess Beresford-Renner

Communications Portfolio Manager/Projects Leads

Boima Miller

Data Potfolio Manager

Lucynda Sia Kabia

Data Portfolio Manager

Ngevao Sesay

Consultant/Platforms Manager

STAFFS

Julliet Josiah

Deputy Platform Manager

Agnes Koroma

Deputy Incubation Portfolio Manager & Deputy Lead (SLEDP)

Diana Lake

Turtle Project Lead

Fatmata Turay

Support & Implementation Lead(Ecosystem)

Donalda Sitta Jusu

Focal Person - SLEDP

Abioseh Conteh

Assistant FP (SLEDP & Turtle)

Beatrice Caulker

Trainee & Assistant Focal Person(SLEDP)

Isatu Kassim Brima

Assistance Focal Person - SLEDP

Rahmatullah M. M'bayoh

Trainee (Research Assistant and Startup-Salone Content Manager)

Chernor Maju Bah

Trainee(Support Lead)

Abdul Karim Jalloh

Trainee(Support Lead)

Yema Musa

Intern

Fanta Lomax

Intern

Rugiatu I. Kamara

Trainee, Accountant & Financial Control

Cyril Patrick Hignston

Trainee, Accountant, Financial Control & Analysis

George Garber

Trainee (Research Assistant)

Selina Koroma

Intern (Grant Compliance Assistance)

Ezekiel Tamba Momoh

Trainee (Full Stack Developer)

CONSULTANTS

Hasmatu Koroma

Grant Compliance Assistance

INTERNAL OPERATIONS

Abass Janneh

Office Custodian

Sheku J. Kargbo

Office Cleaner

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